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Pope Francis Gays

I Take It Back! What Pope Francis Said (Part 2)

Michael Pettinger | Posted 10.08.2013 | Religion
Michael Pettinger

While researching media reaction to Pope Francis' recent call for a "deep theology of women in the Church," I came across several pieces that got me thinking instead about the pope's comments on gays.

The 'Francis Effect' And What It Means For The Church

Reuters | Philip Pullella | Posted 08.03.2013 | Religion

(Reuters) - Some say his trip last week to Brazil, capped by a Mass for 3 million on Copacabana Beach, and the 80-minute, unfiltered news conference o...

Awaiting the Fruits of the Pope's Southern Charm

Leonard Wrigley | Posted 10.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Leonard Wrigley

I cannot consider the pope's words a step forward for the LGBT community as long as loving the person whom God intended for each of us to love is still seen by the Catholic Church as "sinful."

What Exactly Did Pope Francis Say?

Michael Pettinger | Posted 10.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Pettinger

Who exactly is not being judged here? Gay Vatican bureaucrats, gay priests, or gays, period? And does it really matter? At the risk of being a nitpicking professor, trained in the close-reading habits of a literary scholar, I would argue that it does matter.

Recent Profiles in Leadership

Dana Beyer | Posted 09.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

There have been times in modern U.S. and world history when thoughtful, responsive and compassionate leadership was nowhere to be found. This past week we were treated to a sudden outburst of enlightened engagement from three people who are closely watched by millions.

Meet The Catholics Feeling Threatened By Pope Francis

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 09.30.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — The Francis Revolution is underway. Not everyone is pleased. Four months into his papacy, Francis has called on young Catholics ...

Pope Francis on Women Priests: Who Am I to Judge?

Charles Clymer | Posted 09.29.2013 | Comedy
Charles Clymer

The primary message, regardless of phrasing, seems to be that although all genders are equal in the eyes of God, cisgender men are simply more equal than the rest.

WATCH: Openly Gay Priest Sounds Off On Pope's Comments

Posted 07.30.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis's comments that the Catholic church "can't marginalize" gay priests could be a turning point in the relationship between the church and t...

Cardinal George Weighs In On Pope's Comments On LGBTs

Posted 07.30.2013 | Chicago

Story by Kate Sosin, courtesy Windy City Times: Chicago's archbishop is weighing on comments made by Pope Francis, which many believe hinted at a m...